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EUREKA- A Eureka High School chemistry and biology teacher has been selected as one of the five most outstanding teachers in California by an education-based non-profit organization.

The Carlston Family Foundation selected Rebecca Baugh from a pool of nearly 100 nominees from across the state. Baugh has taught at Eureka High School for eight years. The selection process included...

EUREKA- A vehicle caught fire in Eureka on Friday morning, and fire officials say the blaze was not the fault of the owner.

Humboldt Bay Fire responded to a report of a loader on fire at about 10:30 a.m. on the 500 block of Showers Road and found the vehicle fully engulfed in flames. Crews extinguished the fire within five minutes of arrival. Officials say the loader had an oil leak,...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

On Thursday, at approximately 11:45 p.m. a Humboldt County Deputy Sheriff driving a marked patrol car near Bear River Casino was flagged down by a citizen. The...

The following is from the Humboldt County Sheriff's Office:

Sheriff Michael Downey is pleased to announce that on Friday the Humboldt County Sheriff’s Office...

Northern California - Cal Fire and the Arcata Fire Protection District have lifted the burning ban for Humboldt, Del Norte and parts of Trinity and Siskiyou counties.

Back on July 1st, officials instituted the ban because of California’s record drought and abnormal wildfire season. Recent rainfall has allowed authorities to rescind the ban.

Safe burning still requires...

North Coast - If you are one of the many who have a lemon or lime tree here on the North Coast, you’ve got a potential threat to those trees..

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has issued a warning that HLB or “Huonglongbing” virus is in Northern California. The farthest north it has been observed is San Jose.  Also, all of Tulare County south of Visalia is under...

ARCATA- “When you grow conventional cotton, non-organic cotton, it takes half a pound of pesticides to make one t-shirt,” said Kevin Johnson, co-owner of Solutions in Arcata.

That’s one t-shirt too many according to Johnson. His store Solutions opened in 1990 and since that time has been one of the only all eco-friendly retail stores in Humboldt County. Solutions is leading the charge...

FORTUNA- Super heroes were honored Wednesday at the Kiwanis Business Luncheon in Fortuna, with the family of the year award going to a clan unlike any other.

The Fortuna fire department and women’s fireman’s auxiliary received the Family of the Year Award. The honor is given annually to one Fortuna family that is actively involved in serving the community. Going along with this year’s...

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